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Central American Free Trade Deal Reached

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Central American Free Trade Deal Reached

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Central American Free Trade Deal Reached

Central American Free Trade Deal Reached

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The Bush administration signs a free trade agreement with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The Central American Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA, has become a high priority since global trade talks collapsed. The deal now faces a tough fight in Congress. NPR's Kathleen Schalch reports.